Toyota Prius Recommended Oil
The manufacturer recommends 0w-20 or 5w-30 synthetic engine oil for the Toyota Prius. Engine oil viscosity depends on the year of manufacture, operating conditions, condition and mileage of the Toyota Prius engine.
In Japanese cars, such as the Toyota Prius, you must use engine oil that meets ILSAC GF-5 or GF-6 standards or API SN, SP for newer vehicles, and API SL for older Toyota Prius vehicles.
Toyota Prius Engine Oil Viscosity
|Toyota Prius mileage||Oil viscosity||Oil Type||Oil Change Frequency|
|New Toyota Prius||0w-16||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|New Toyota Prius||0w-20||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|Up to 100,000 miles||5w-30||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|Over 100,000 miles||5w-40||Semi synthetic oil||Every 5,000 to 7,500 miles|
|Over 150,000 miles||10w-40||Semi synthetic oil||Every 5,000 to 7,500 miles|
Best synthetic engine oil for Toyota Prius
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 0W-20
Approvals and Specifications:
- API SP
- ILSAC GF-6A
- Chrysler MS-6395;GM 6094M
- Ford WSS-M2C 947-A
- Ford WSS-M2C 947-B1
- Ford WSS-M2C 962-A1
- GM dexos1 Gen2
Toyota Prius Engine Oil
The Toyota Prius is a fairly popular car in the UK. We’ve created this guide to help you choose a quality engine oil for your Toyota Prius.
Toyota Prius 0w-20 Oil
For new Toyota Prius vehicles, and for vehicles with low mileage, a 0w-20 engine oil is recommended.
Toyota Prius 5w-30 Oil
For Toyota Prius vehicles with up to 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-30 engine oil.
Toyota Prius 5w-40 Oil
For Toyota Prius vehicles with over 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-40 engine oil.
Toyota Prius 10w-40 Oil
For Toyota Prius vehicles with over 150,000 miles, 10w-40 engine oil is recommended.
Toyota Prius oil change interval
- The engine oil in your Toyota Prius should be changed every 7,000 to 10,000 miles if you use synthetic oil.
- If your Toyota Prius uses semi-synthetic oil, change it every 5,000 to 7,000 miles.
If you take short trips in your Toyota Prius, it is recommended that you change the engine oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity
The autooil website is designed and maintained by a team of experts to enable you to choose the best engine oil for your Toyota Prius.
What oil should I choose for my Toyota Prius?
For the new Toyota Prius, we recommend using synthetic oils from the best oil manufacturers. For higher-mileage Toyota Priuss, we recommend using synthetic-based oils from well-known brands.
The most popular oil manufacturers for the Toyota Prius:
- Liqui Moly
- Mobil 1
Finding quality engine oil for your Toyota Prius has never been easier!